Senior Highway Engineer - Safer Roads and Mobility
Sea Terminal

Job Reference: DOI-014207

Closing Date: 10/07/2022

Salary: £48,842 to £56,875 per annum

Department: Department of Infrastructure

Hours Per week: 37

About the role and our team

Join our team as a Senior Highway Engineer within the Highway Services Division in the Department of Infrastructure!

This is a unique opportunity to shape road safety and active travel within the Department of Infrastructure at a time of considerable change in mobility choices.

As part of the Highway Services Division, you will also benefit from exposure to broader legislative and delivery of the Island’s Transport System.

In this role you will make an impact to highway users’ safety and mobility; whilst supporting social and economic wellbeing.

You will also be championing vision zero. This is part of the road safety strategy that looks to reduce road traffic collisions on the Isle of Man, with the aim to reduce this to zero by 2040. You will be actively involved in implementing this strategy and will need to be forward thinking to contribute to ideas of how this target can be met.

If you think you have the above skills, we would love to hear from you!

What can this role offer me?

If working flexibly is important to you, you’ll be happy to know we operate a flexi-time system making it easier to reclaim any additional hours worked and to fit your other commitments around your work life.

In the highway Services we encourage your development and we will do what we can to support you in any opportunities that are available.

To find out more about the benefits you can enjoy by working with us, download our benefits guide from the bottom of the advert.

To find out more about what life is like working for the Department of Infrastructure, watch our video starring our wonderful employees talking about their careers within the Department.

About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore!

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

To find out more about the Island and the lifestyle you could enjoy here, take a look at Locate Isle of Man’s guide to moving to the Isle of Man here.

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the National Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit

A relocation package of up to £10,000 based on receipts is available for this role. There will also be an interest free advance of salary available for this role. To find out more about our relocation package, download the leaflet below.

How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, alternatively contact Kevin Almond on 01624 686672.

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. You’ll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at

Additional information

A full driving licence is required for this role.​​​​​​​

Flexible Working

The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.